McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
McLean scientists are working to understand brain abnormalities in people with psychotic disorders and develop new treatment approaches to correct these abnormalities.
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder commonly involve difficulty integrating thoughts and sensory input. In addition, people with these conditions often have abnormal moods, as in depressive and manic episodes. At McLean, innovative techniques are enabling us to look closely at the basic biology of psychotic disorders.
Our approaches include:
Our long-term goal is to develop new treatments for our patients, including medicines, computer programs, and early intervention strategies. The Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program was founded in 2006 and has grown greatly in scope and depth since then.